Friday, December 4, 2009

Am I Missing Something?

Associated Press Article
I read this article in yesterday’s paper and I was somewhat surprised. The word “terrorist” was not mentioned anywhere. We know Hasan had terrorist links, and he shouted terrorist statements during his mass killings. Now he is considered a “suspect”. Is it not politically correct to even mention the word terrorist anymore?


Political Quote
    No one likes to admit having been played for a fool. So it will probably take a mushroom cloud over some American city before some Obama supporters wake up. Even so, the true believers among the survivors will probably say that this was all George W. Bush’s fault.
~ Thomas Sowell, 12/3/2009
Tennessee Granddaddy Says: 
The pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity, but an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Pray for our president and our government.

Quote of the Day
God never made his work for man to mend.
~John Dryden

Joke of the Day

A champion jockey is about to enter an important race on a new horse. The horse's trainer meets him before the race and says, ''All you have to remember with this horse is that every time you approach a jump, you have to shout, 'ALLLLEEE OOOP!' really loudly in the horse's ear. Providing you do that, you'll be fine.''

The jockey thinks the trainer is mad but promises to shout the command. The race begins and they approach the first hurdle. The jockey ignores the trainer's ridiculous advice and the horse crashes straight through the center of the jump.

They carry on and approach the second hurdle. The jockey, somewhat embarrassed, whispers 'Aleeee ooop' in the horse's ear. The same thing happens--the horse crashes straight through the center of the jump.

At the third hurdle, the jockey thinks, ''It's no good, I'll have to do it,'' and yells, ''ALLLEEE OOOP!'' really loudly. Sure enough, the horse sails over the jump with no problems. This continues for the rest of the race, but due to the earlier problems the horse only finishes third.

The trainer is fuming and asks the jockey what went wrong. The jockey replies, ''Nothing is wrong with me--it's this bloody horse. What is he--deaf or something?''

The trainer replies, ''Deaf?? DEAF?? He's not deaf--he's BLIND!''

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